Usage examples for potassium

  1. If I take a little piece of it- it is called potassium, as coming from potash,- if I take a little piece of it, and throw it into that basin, you see how it shews the presence of water by lighting up and floating about, burning with a violent flame. – The Chemical History Of A Candle by Michael Faraday
  2. Gentian Root, four ounces; Potassium Iodide, three ounces. – The Veterinarian by Chas. J. Korinek
  3. The Langur was then tried with cyanide of potassium, which he rejected at once, but on being forced to take a few grains, was dead in a few seconds. – Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert A. Sterndale
  4. For instance, it permits a patient whose kidneys have been demoralized by iodide of potassium to gain time and recuperate so that he can safely begin to drink iodide again! – Là-bas by J. K. Huysmans
  5. Chlorate of potassium may be given in the drinking water. – Common Diseases of Farm Animals by R. A. Craig, D. V. M.
  6. When a piece of potassium, for example, is thrown into a vessel of water, its attraction for the water is such, and of the water for it, that it instantly takes fire, and the two blaze away, particle violently seizing on particle until the elements of the water unite part for part with the metal. – Lectures on Popular and Scientific Subjects by John Sutherland Sinclair, Earl of Caithness
  7. You recollect that I took potassium and put it upon water or ice, and you saw that it could take the oxygen from the hydrogen. – The Chemical History Of A Candle by Michael Faraday
  8. Long and laborious researches have succeeded in establishing the existence of slight intrinsic radio- activity in a few metals such as potassium, and have left the wider problem still unsolved. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  9. I congratulated the courteous chef, pointing out to him the desirability of mixing, sometimes, a little anti- pyrine into the potassium- both drugs far too rarely used in modern cookery. – Mr-Punch-s-After-Dinner-Stories by Hammerton, John Alexander, Sir
  10. 03 Potassium oxide . – The Apple by Various
  11. He vanished down the companion, and having taken a strong dose of bromide of potassium, tumbled into his bunk, cursing loudly at his ill luck. – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle
  12. The catalytic process may, however, be set going at once by adding a trace of potassium acetate to the solution. – The Mechanism of Life by Stéphane Leduc
  13. Preparations of potassium are usually employed for this purpose. – The Journal of Submarine Commander von Forstner by Georg-Günther von Forstner Commentator: John Hays, Jr. Hammond
  14. Also administer the following: Bromide of Potassium, twelve ounces; Nitrate of Potash, four ounces; Iodide of Potash, three ounces. – The Veterinarian by Chas. J. Korinek
  15. A recent speculator preferred cyanide of potassium. – The Life of Froude by Herbert Paul
  16. He took iodide of potassium for a time after his mercurial course. – The Electric Bath by George M. Schweig